Aircraft Spruce Appointed As Exclusive North American Distributor For Hartzell Engine Tech

HET brands that are now available exclusively through Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Company, and its subsidiary, Aero Performance include all new and remanufactured products include Sky-Tec starters, Plane-Power alternators, JanitrolAero heaters, Fuelcraft fuel pumps, and AeroForce turbochargers.

Montgomery, AL (May 1st, 2020) — Representatives of Hartzell Engine Tech, Inc. (HET), announced today that the company has just appointed Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Company, and its subsidiary, Aero Performance as the exclusive independent distributor of its family of brands in North America.

“It’s been our plan since Hartzell Engine Tech acquired Quality Aircraft Accessories earlier this year to bolster our online presence through a strategic relationship with none other than GA’s leading catalog and online source for everything for airplanes and owners – Aircraft Spruce,” stated Hartzell Engine Technology’s president, Keith Bagley. “We have always taken great pride in manufacturing top-of-the-line products and accessories. And now we’re taking another step forward in further differentiating ourselves by improving our product direct distribution channel.”

“We are extremely pleased to be serving as HET’s exclusive independent distributor. Our goal is to offer our customers the best products in general aviation,” stated Aircraft Spruce and Specialty president, Jim Irwin. “Representing Hartzell Engine Tech products lets us do that.”

Bagley explained that as the exclusive customer-direct distributor for North America, Aircraft Spruce & Specialty/Aero Performance would sell all of Hartzell Engine Technology products to aircraft owners and builders. Hartzell Engine Technology’s family of products currently includes HET branded starters and alternators, Sky-Tec starters, Plane-Power alternators, JanitrolAero cabin heaters, Fuelcraft fuel pumps, and Aeroforce turbochargers.

“Our two organizations are extremely complementary in our commitment to delivering quality products, at fair prices, and backing that with unparalleled support,” said Bagley. “The primary goal of our exclusive distributorship with Aircraft Spruce is to streamline the buying experience for our customers.”

“Now, it’s very easy for aircraft owners and FAA licensed repair shops to know where to go to get the best selection, pricing, and support for any new HET product or component,” he added. “It will also make it easier for us to process returns and handle warranty situations.”